G-20 leaders’ summit to be hosted by India in Sep 2023

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India is all set to host the G-20 leaders’ summit in New Delhi on September 9 and 10 in 2023.

On Tuesday, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs announced that India would be hosting the G-20 leaders’ summit and that around 200 G20-related meetings will take place all over India while it has the G20 presidency from December 1, 2022, through November 30, 2023.

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) stated on September 13 that the guest countries for the G20 Leaders’ Summit will be Bangladesh, Egypt, Mauritius, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Singapore, Spain, and the UAE.

The Ministry of External Affairs in a statement said, “India is currently part of the G20 Troika… comprising Indonesia, Italy, and India. During our Presidency, India, Indonesia, and Brazil would form the troika.”

This would be the first time when the troika would consist of three developing countries and emerging economies, providing them a greater voice.

The announcement stated that the summit’s priorities are firming up and topics such as women’s empowerment, digital public infrastructure, health, agriculture, education, culture, climate financing, and circular economy will be discussed among all of the member countries.

Global food security, energy security, green hydrogen, disaster risk reduction, resilience, fight against economic crime, and multilateral reforms will also be the point of discussion during the summit.